Possessions Planning Engineer - Glasgow / Cambuslang

Expiring today

Recruiter
Siemens Public Limited Company
Location
North Lanarkshire
Salary
Neg
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Deliver all aspects of Engineering Access Planning, ensuring the safe, efficient and cost effective planning of Rail Automation engineering access. Deliver the coordinated planning, resourcing and implementation of engineering access in accordance with project timescales and industry standards. To effectively manage resources including safety, quality, time, costs, people, materials and tools / equipment.

What are my responsibilities?

- Responsibility for planning all track access activities and managing the required resources
- Responsibility for compliance with appropriate legislation and standards
- Ensure that all resources hold appropriate qualifications/license for the activities carried out
- Ensure rework cycles on projects are minimized and lessons learnt are implemented
- Implementation of approved best practice techniques to ensure standards are maintained
- Apply appropriate planning, safety and performance measures to all engineering possessions
- Maintain accurate and detailed records of possession arrangements
- Proactively deliver track access and operational interface elements of projects within timescales during both planning and implementation
- Ensure engineering access timescales and critical milestones are met
- Produce and book robust, safe, deliverable and technically compliant possessions, signalling disconnections and electrical isolations on behalf of projects, within the planning timescales and to budget
- Book engineering/test trains as required (via ENROL or through NR)
- Attend Network Rail possession/territory meetings to ensure necessary track access is obtained
- Book/confirm appropriate possession resources and plant/equipment within timescales
- Resolve possession/worksite conflicts to deliver the business plan, whilst minimizing commercial risk
- Identify possession / engineering access risks and put in place mitigation measures, throughout the possession lifecycle
- Deliver safe and efficient engineering access, whilst maximizing access opportunities
- Produce WON section "C" "D" and Opening Notice material and submit to NR within timescales
- Negotiate with Network Rail and Train & Freight Operating Companies for disruptive / enhanced possession and access to depots / yards
- Support submission of tender documentation, ensuring that practical possession / isolation signalling disconnection strategies are in place.
- Provide professional advice from an operations / engineering access viewpoint
- Produce / check SSOW plans with appropriate planning, safety and performance measures applied
- Support / assist the Operations Manager as necessary to deliver business requirements

What do I need to qualify for this job?

- Proven railway operations experience, which should include planning/managing engineering work (essential)
- A proven track record of delivery of possessions planning (essential)
- Thorough knowledge of the Rule Book, railway operating rules, regulations for train signalling and group standards (essential)
- Sound working knowledge of engineering access planning tools (including PPS, Green Zone Planner, Sectional Appendix, Train Planning, Electrical Isolation booking process, Rules of the Route etc) (essential)
- SSOW/Core Planner Skills Level 2 License (essential)
- Experience in producing WON section "C", "D" and Opening Notice material, understanding it's significance to the possession and the impact on railway operators (e.g. signallers, train drivers) (essential)Appreciation of ORR Informed Traveller regulations, and NR Schedule 4 compensation structure for disruption to TOCs/FOCs (essential)
- Understanding of key operational roles and how they can affect possession performance (Signaller, PICOP, E/S, COSS, Driver, OLE Nominated person, etc) (essential)
- Must be willing to travel and lodge away from home depot to meet the operational needs of the business (essential)
- Commercial awareness and ability to manage work packages and identify change

The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector with approximately 90,000 employees, focuses on sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offering includes products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management, rail-bound transportation, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, and safety and security. The Sector comprises the divisions Building Technologies, Low and Medium Voltage, Mobility and Logistics, Rail Systems and Smart Grid.

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the United Kingdom for over 170 years. We provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges, across the key sectors of energy, industry, infrastructure & cities and healthcare. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 12 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

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Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year's revenues were GBP3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits.